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What is "Caprolactam" - Definition & Explanation

Basic petrochemical raw material used as a building block for production of nylon 6 fibers and plastics.
The single basic ingredient in the production of Type 6 nylon. Caprolactam has a chain of six carbon atoms. It is a petrochemical.

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